A woman in the northern city of Istaravshan has reportedly hacked to death her husband with an axe following family quarrel. 

According to the Interior Ministry’s website, a 40-year-old woman from the Qalachai Kalon jamoat was arrested on October 12 on suspicion of killing her 54-year-old husband.

The woman hacked her husband to death by an axe following family quarrel, the Interior Ministry’s website says.  

Criminal proceedings have been instituted against her and an investigation is under way.